As much as the electorate is sick and tired of cheap tricks and superficial campaign methods, most local politicians can't help but resort to these shoddy attempts at self-promotion.
One may surmise that elections are not just popularity contests anymore, but in every intelligent suffragist, there are 10 voters casting their ballots for someone who solely had left a lasting impression on them, no matter how frivolous a candidate's antics were.
For the sake of a much more educated decision-making and responsible voting, FHM presents "Things Politicos Do For Votes," a unique election series that will put the spotlight on the unnecessary absurdities Filipino politicians shamelessly do during the campaign period. This is gonna be fun!
We all know that dancing (awkwardly) on stage is a surefire way to get votes. It's a sad reality of our campaign process, and we might never see the end of it.
Together with presidential candidate Jejomar Binay, the three politicians swayed to the delight of thousands of United Nationalist Alliance supporters on Wednesday in Saranggani. Alma, who titos everywhere also remember as the tanga-wearing star of the hit '80s dance TV show Loveli-Ness, started the dance-off, gyrating to a very familiar song...
You can do better that, Manny!